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Saurabh Chaudhary of India and Abhishek Verma(REUTERS)

Saurabh wins silver, Abhishek bags bronze in 10m Air pistol event

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 20, 2021 07:58 PM IST
  • The fancied world number four Chaudhary was humbled in the final shot by Iran's Javed Foroughi, currently ranked 107th in the ISSF rankings.Foroughi, who had only 14 seconds on the clock to fire his final shot, scored a winning 10.5 after the 18-year-old Chaudhary managed 9.8 in his last attempt of the gold medal round.
File photo of Karni Singh Shooting range(HT Photo)
File photo of Karni Singh Shooting range(HT Photo)

Top India shooters gear up for first meet after wait due to pandemic

New Delhi | By Avishek Roy
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 11:24 AM IST
All 15 shooters who have Tokyo Olympics quota places, in eight events, will be in action alongside other top shooters of the country. The NRAI has restricted the entries for the trials to a small number, based on rankings, to avoid a big gathering.
Gold medallist Saurabh Chaudhary of India and bronze medallist Abhishek Verma of India hold up their medals.(REUTERS)
Gold medallist Saurabh Chaudhary of India and bronze medallist Abhishek Verma of India hold up their medals.(REUTERS)

Tokyo-bound India shooter Abhishek Verma to start legal practice

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2020 03:43 PM IST
Abhishek Verma is fairly confident of striking a balance between shooting and legal practice. The multi-faceted Verma, who also holds a BTech in computer science, wants to deal with cases related to cyber crime.
File image of Abhishek Verma.(File)
File image of Abhishek Verma.(File)

Maintaining form, focus till next year’s Olympics a challenge, but I am prepared: Abhishek Verma

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2020 03:49 PM IST
The ongoing nationwide lockdown, enforced to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus, has halted training schedules of all the sportspersons.
Anjum Moudgil of India in action.(REUTERS)
Anjum Moudgil of India in action.(REUTERS)

Anjum Moudgil wins gold, top shooters continue to dominate nationals

Bhopal | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2019 10:18 PM IST
While Anjum Moudgil was crowned champion in 50m rifle 3 positions, Yashaswini and Abhishek won the top prize in 10m pistol mixed team competition.
Jyothi Surekha Vennam(SAIMedia/Twitter)
Jyothi Surekha Vennam(SAIMedia/Twitter)

No end to archers’ misery as AAI suspension overshadows stellar 2019 show

Kolkata | By PTI
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2019 12:26 PM IST
The biggest blow to Indian archery came in August when World Archery suspended the national federation after two warring groups conducted parallel elections in Delhi and Chandigarh in a clear defiance of the international body’s guidelines.
File photo of Jyothi Surekha Vennam.(Getty Images)
File photo of Jyothi Surekha Vennam.(Getty Images)

Abhishek-Jyoti combine claims compound mixed pair gold at Asian Archery

Bangkok | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2019 02:30 PM IST
Verma and Vennam won the mixed pair gold by overwhelming their Chinese Taipei opponents Yi-Hsuan Chen and Chieh-Luh Chen 158-151. India ended with one gold, two silver and four bronze medals.
A file photo of Deepika Kumari.(REUTERS)
A file photo of Deepika Kumari.(REUTERS)

Deepika Kumari, Atanu Das bag bronze medal at Asian Archery Championships

Bangkok | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2019 06:26 PM IST
The Indian archers opened their account with a bronze medal in the recurve mixed pair event where Atanu Das and Deepika Kumari defeated Yichai Zheng and Shaoxuan Wei of China 6-2 without breaking a sweat.
Manu Bhaker of India(Getty Images)
Manu Bhaker of India(Getty Images)

Triple high for India in World Cup Finals: Manu, Elavenil, Divyansh claim top honours

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Avishek Roy
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2019 10:21 PM IST
The 17-year-old Bhaker shot 244.7 to claim the top prize in the prestigious season-ending tournament of International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF).
Indian shooter Saurabh Chaudhary celebrates after winning the final round.(PTI)
Indian shooter Saurabh Chaudhary celebrates after winning the final round.(PTI)

Saurabh Chaudhary shoots silver at 14th Asian Championship

Doha | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2019 07:35 PM IST
Chaudhary and Verma had earlier qualified for the final in the seventh and sixth place respectively. Both have already secured their quotas for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.
A file photo of Indian shooter Sanjeev Rajput.(REUTERS)
A file photo of Indian shooter Sanjeev Rajput.(REUTERS)

41-member Indian team announced for Asian Shooting Championship

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2019 03:53 PM IST
The selection committee of the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI), which met in the capital on Wednesday, announced the team consisting of shooters across the 15 Olympic events.
File image of Abhishek Verma(PTI)
File image of Abhishek Verma(PTI)

Need mental stability of different level for Olympic medal: Abhishek Verma

New Delhi | By PTI
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2019 01:43 PM IST
The Indian also bagged a silver with Yashaswini Singh Deswal in mixed 10m air pistol and his performance has fuelled hopes of a medal at the 2020 Tokyo Games.
File image of Manu Bhaker(Getty Images)
File image of Manu Bhaker(Getty Images)

India finish with 5 gold medals at ISSF World Cup

Rio de Janerio | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2019 01:23 PM IST
The results ensured an unprecedented top finish for India across all four ISSF World Cup stages this year as they won 16 gold, four silver and two bronze medals in 2019.
Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary won he mixed 10m air pistol gold.(Twitter)
Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary won he mixed 10m air pistol gold.(Twitter)

Manu Bhaker-Saurabh Chaudhary win gold, unprecedented finish for India

Rio de Janeiro | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2019 06:27 AM IST
Yashaswini Deswal and Abhishek Verma won the silver as India picked up the maximum possible medals on the final day of the tournament.
File photo of Abhishek Verma and Saurabh Chaudhary.(REUTERS)
File photo of Abhishek Verma and Saurabh Chaudhary.(REUTERS)

Abhishek Verma wins gold, bronze for Saurabh Chaudhary in ISSF World Cup

Rio de Janeiro | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2019 05:10 PM IST
Verma, a part-time lawyer, shot 244.2 in the eight-man final on Thursday, while the 17-year-old Chaudhary’s 221.9 was good enough to get him the bronze after five gold medals this year.
India's Manu Bhaker (R) and Saurabh Chaudhary pose for photographs with their gold medals after winning the 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team event at the ISSF World Cup(PTI)
India's Manu Bhaker (R) and Saurabh Chaudhary pose for photographs with their gold medals after winning the 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team event at the ISSF World Cup(PTI)

India top medal tally at Beijing Shooting World Cup

Beijing | By PTI
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2019 03:26 PM IST
India topped the medals tally ahead of hosts China (2 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze), who won five medals in total.
A file photo of Indian shooter Abhishek Verma.(PTI)
A file photo of Indian shooter Abhishek Verma.(PTI)

ISSF World Cup: Abhishek Verma wins gold in 10m Air Pistol, secures Olympic quota

Beijing | By Ajai Masand
UPDATED ON APR 27, 2019 10:45 PM IST
This is India’s fifth Tokyo 2020 quota in shooting and the second in 10m air pistol after Saurabh Chaudhary clinched the first in New Delhi.
File image of Manu Bhaker.(PTI)
File image of Manu Bhaker.(PTI)

Manu Bhaker, Saurabh Chaudhary triumph as India continue domination in Asian Airgun Championship

New Delhi | By PTI
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2019 05:38 PM IST
Manu Bhaker won the women’s 10m Air Pistol on day three of the Asian Airgun Championship while Saurabh bagged a team gold in the men’s event.
Abhishek Verma was one of the athletes whose name was spelt wrong.(AFP)
Abhishek Verma was one of the athletes whose name was spelt wrong.(AFP)

Cheque without check: IOA bloopers mar Asian Games felicitation ceremony

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2018 07:38 PM IST
Around 15 medallists including compound archers Jyothi Surekha Vennam and Abhishek Verma were given just bouquets as their names were misprinted on cheques.
Indian archers Rajat Chauhan, Aman Saini and Abhishek Verma celebrate after winning the Silver medal in men's compound team event, at the Asian Games 2018 in Jakarta.(PTI)
Indian archers Rajat Chauhan, Aman Saini and Abhishek Verma celebrate after winning the Silver medal in men's compound team event, at the Asian Games 2018 in Jakarta.(PTI)

Archers write to President seeking Dronacharya award for coach

New Delhi | By PTI
PUBLISHED ON SEP 20, 2018 06:06 PM IST
Teja was recommended for the Dronacharya Award by the selection committee, headed by justice Mukul Mudgal, but the Sports Ministry struck off his name citing a past incident of indiscipline against the coach.
Asiad bronze medallist and winner of the Silver medal(team) at the World Championship 2018 South Korea in 10M Air Pistol event, Abhishek Verma was received with garlands and his car was followed by a convoy of cars by his family, friends and proud fans alike, on Monday.(Vijay Verma/PTI)
Asiad bronze medallist and winner of the Silver medal(team) at the World Championship 2018 South Korea in 10M Air Pistol event, Abhishek Verma was received with garlands and his car was followed by a convoy of cars by his family, friends and proud fans alike, on Monday.(Vijay Verma/PTI)

Shooter Abhishek Verma receives a hero’s welcome

Hindustan Times | By Naina Arora, Gurugram
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2018 12:45 PM IST
Asian Games Bronze medallist Abhishek Verma speaks about his proud moment of winning medal for the country and choosing shooting over law.
India's Rajat Chauhan, Abhishek Verma and Aman Saini stand on the podium with their medals.(AFP)
India's Rajat Chauhan, Abhishek Verma and Aman Saini stand on the podium with their medals.(AFP)

Asian Games 2018: A fishy affair for silver medallist Aman Saini

Hindustan Times, Jakarta | By Ajai Masand
PUBLISHED ON AUG 28, 2018 07:08 PM IST
Aman Saini wouldn’t have taken up archery had he not broken his left arm in a taekwondo match. He wanted to represent the country in the martial art, but his family stopped him from pursuing the sport after the debilitating injury.
Madhumita Kumari of India competes in the women’s compound archery team final at Asian Games 2018.(REUTERS)
Madhumita Kumari of India competes in the women’s compound archery team final at Asian Games 2018.(REUTERS)

Asian Games 2018: India claim silver in men’s & women’s team compound archery events

Jakarta | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2018 01:55 PM IST
The Indian archery compound men’s team had to settle for silver against Korea in a rip-roaring final which ended in a shoot-out after both teams were locked 229-229 at Asian Games 2018.
Bahrain's Oluwakemi Adekoya (R) hugs India's Anu Raghavan after competing in a heat at Asian Games 2018.(AFP)
Bahrain's Oluwakemi Adekoya (R) hugs India's Anu Raghavan after competing in a heat at Asian Games 2018.(AFP)

Asian Games 2018: Anu Raghavan, Jauna Murmu reach final of 400m hurdles

Jakarta | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2018 12:24 PM IST
Anu Raghavan and Jauna Murmu booked their spot in 400m hurdles while India defeated Qatar in men’s team archery quarterfinals at Asian Games 2018.
Rahi Sarnobat won the gold medal in 25m Pistol at the Asian Games 2018 on Wednesday.(Twitter)
Rahi Sarnobat won the gold medal in 25m Pistol at the Asian Games 2018 on Wednesday.(Twitter)

Asian Games 2018: Rahi Sarnobat clinches India’s second gold in shooting

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2018 02:53 PM IST
Rahi Sarnobat won the 25m Pistol gold medal as India continued their brilliant run in shooting at the Asian Games 2018 on Wednesday. Manu Bhaker finished sixth.
India's Deepika Kumari takes part in the qualification round recurve women's archery at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta.(AFP)
India's Deepika Kumari takes part in the qualification round recurve women's archery at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta.(AFP)

Asian Games 2018: Deepika Kumari qualifies 17th in individual recurve, women team 7th

Jakarta | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2018 06:46 PM IST
Deepika Kumari, former world number one, had a fruitful first half and at one stage she was going strong at number eight but the disastrous last shot in the 10th set denied her a top-10 finish.
Saurabh Chaudhary (C) and Abhishek Verma (L) won gold and bronze respectively at Asian Games 2018 on Tuesday.(REUTERS)
Saurabh Chaudhary (C) and Abhishek Verma (L) won gold and bronze respectively at Asian Games 2018 on Tuesday.(REUTERS)

Asian Games 2018: Saurabh Chaudhary clinches gold, Abhishek Verma bronze in 10m Air Pistol shooting

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2018 01:11 PM IST
Saurabh Chaudhary won gold while Abhishek Verma clinched bronze in the 10m Air Pistol final as India took their medal tally to seven at the Asian Games 2018 on Tuesday.
Indian shooter Manu Bhaker competes in the 10m air pistol qualification round in Palembang on Sunday.(PTI)
Indian shooter Manu Bhaker competes in the 10m air pistol qualification round in Palembang on Sunday.(PTI)

Asian Games 2018: Jaspal Rana critical of Manu Bhaker’s temperament after shooter fumbles in mixed pistol event

Palembang | By Ajai Masand
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2018 06:43 PM IST
As junior India pistol coach Jaspal Rana made his way out of the 10m range after his most consistent ward failed to fire, the former shooter and winner of four Asian Games gold — three of them at the 2006 Doha Asian Games — was quick to deflect the criticism on Manu Bhaker.
Apurvi Chandela and Ravi Kumar won the bronze medal in the 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team event at Asian Games 2018.(PTI)
Apurvi Chandela and Ravi Kumar won the bronze medal in the 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team event at Asian Games 2018.(PTI)

Asian Games 2018: Apurvi Chandela-Ravi Kumar claim bronze in 10m Air Rifle Mixed Team

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sayan Ghosh
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2018 09:02 PM IST
Apurvi Chandela- Ravi Kumar won the bronze medal in 10m Air Rifle Mixed Team to open India’s account at Asian Games 2018.
Deepika Kumari will be a major medal contender for India in archery at the Asian Games 2018.(World Archery via Getty Images)
Deepika Kumari will be a major medal contender for India in archery at the Asian Games 2018.(World Archery via Getty Images)

Asian Games 2018: Medal contenders for India in Archery

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Manish K Pathak
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2018 10:58 PM IST
Atanu Das and Deepika Kumari will make all the headlines as India field a strong challenge to clinch multiple medals in archery at the Asian Games 2018.
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